1 Which famous English highwayman was hanged for horse-stealing in April 1739? Dick Turpin
2 A sitatunga is what type of animal? Antelope
3 What does the Latin phrase ‘Cotidiana vilescunt’ translate to in English? Familiarity breeds contempt
4 In which year did singer Elvis Presley marry Priscilla Beaulieu? 1967
5 Panama disease affects which food crop? Bananas
6 Managua is the capital of which Central American country? Nicaragua
7 Which flower is also known as the ‘Lent Lily’? Narcissus (wild daffodil)
8 Who became President-For-Life of Haiti in April 1971? Jean-Claude Duvalier
9 Which English poet declined the post of Poet Laureate in 1757? Thomas Gray
10 Wilbroe beer is produced in which European country? Denmark
11 In the Shakespeare play ‘Macbeth’ who kills Macbeth? Macduff
12 David Wilkie, Karl Gunner Larson and Michael Phelps are all associated with which sport? Swimming
13 What is the most frequently rolled number with two standard dice? Seven
14 ‘The Fenn Street Gang’ was a spin-off from which British television series? Please Sir
15 The Halle Orchestra was founded in which British city? Manchester
16 Which writer said ‘Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same’? Oscar Wilde
17 Which Scottish football team is nicknamed ‘The Hoops’? Celtic
18 In the UK, RIBA stands for the Royal Institute of British ‘what’? Architects
19 Which Briton won three Gold Olympic medals in the 2008 Summer Olympics? Chris Hoy
20 In which novel does fictional private eye Philip Marlowe first appear? The Big Sleep